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Luton Town FC wins planning permission for new stadium plus 550 homes

Luton Town FC wins planning permission for new stadium plus 550 homes

Luton Town Football Club has won planning permission for a new 23,000-capacity stadium as part of a mixed use scheme that also includes 550 homes, despite concerns over heritage impacts raised by Historic England.

High Court judge block's nursery's bid to be considered a school in portable buildings row

High Court judge block's nursery's bid to be considered a school in portable buildings row

A children's nursery has failed in its bid to overturn a refusal of consent for two portable buildings on its site after a judge ruled that the premises is not a "school" and therefore does not benefit from permitted development (PD) rights allowing it to expand.

Five cities to work with government infrastructure body to develop housing and transport plans

Five cities to work with government infrastructure body to develop housing and transport plans

The government's infrastructure adviser, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), will work directly with five cities, towns and city regions across England to help them develop strategies to deliver new housing and infrastructure, the body has announced.

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CIL Watch: Few councils use their power to exempt 'unviable' schemes from CIL, research finds

CIL Watch: Few councils use their power to exempt 'unviable' schemes from CIL, research finds

Norwich City Council has introduced a new policy allowing it to exempt some developments from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) if the charge causes them to become unviable.

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